2007 New Product Nominees

2007 Engineers' Choice Award nominees. Product descriptions and deep links to more information can be found in the online 2007 New Product Compendium. 
By Control Engineering Staff February 1, 2008

* Engineers’ Choice Award winners; ** honorable mentions
Product descriptions and deep links to more information can be found in the online 2007 New Product Compendium. www.controleng.com/awards

Applications
**promis-e ECT International Inc. www.ecti.com
Eplan Version 1.8 Eplan Software & Services www.eplan.us
Maple 11 math computation software Maplesoft www.maplesoft.com
*SolidWorks 2008 SolidWorks Corporation www.solidworks.com
Enterprise Integration and Analysis
**Proficy Tracker GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
IncuityEMI 2.5 Incuity Software Inc. www.incuity.com
Real-Time Finance xMII xAppx Packaged Composite Application Invensys Process Systems www.invensys.com
* FactoryTalk Historian Site Edition Rockwell Automation www.rockwellautomation.com
Programming
* NI LabVIEW 8.5 National Instruments www.ni.com
PAC Project 8.1 Opto 22 www.opto22.com
**System 3.0 Invensys www.wonderware.com

HMI Hardware
Power Panel 300/400 B&R Industrial Automation www.br-automation.com
EXTER K10/K20 Beijer Electronics Products AB www.hmi.beijerelectronics.com
H-T70-Ne Beijer Electronics Products AB www.hmi.beijerelectronics.com
InduProof Med InduKey Keyboard Production GmbH www.indukey.com
VPANEL Express Kontron us.kontron.com
* Silver Series Plus Maple Systems www.maplesystems.com
**Interact Xpress and XPR PowerStations Parker Hannifin www.parkermotion.com
LT3201 Pro-face (Digital Electronics Corp.) www.profaceamerica.com
Stealth Model: TT-1700 Stealth Computer Corporation www.stealthcomputer.com
IndraLogic VE, SWL-VE**01-ILC-01VRS-NN Bosch Rexroth Corp. www.boschrexroth.com
XLt Touch Screen OCS Horner APG www.hornerocs.com
Matrox Extio F1220 Matrox Graphics Inc. www.matrox.com
HMI Software
**ClearSCADA 2007 Control Microsystems www.controlmicrosystems.com
GENESIS64 ICONICS www.iconics.com
InduSoft Secure Thin Client InduSoft www.indusoft.com
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY 7.0 GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX 4.5 GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
* InTouch 10.0 Invensys www.wonderware.com
Industrial PCs
APC810 industrial PC B&R Industrial Automation www.br-automation.com
**CP72XX Control Panel Beckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
CX9010 Embedded PC Beckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
ThinkIO-Duo Kontron us.kontron.com
*Stealth LPC-450 Little PC Stealth Computer Corp. www.stealthcomputer.com

Motors
SureServo brushless servo system AutomationDirect www.automationdirect.com
* Adjustable Speed Brushless BMC & BSM Baldor Electric www.baldor.com
Duo Series BM3 & SC-E magnetic contactors Fuji Electric www.fujielectric.com
MR-J3 Linear Servo Model LM-U2 and LM-H2 Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. www.meau.mea.com
nuvoDisc Flat Brushless DC Motors Portescap, a Danaher Motion Company www.portescap.com
**DS/CM Synchronous servomotors SEW Eurodrive www.sew-eurodrive.com
Motion Control
C396 Electronic Overload Relay Eaton Corporation www.eaton.com
ABL1500 Aerotech Inc. www.aerotech.com
ABRT Aerotech Inc. www.aerotech.com
Kuka KR 1000 Titan robot Kuka Robotics www.kuka.com
QH-Motion Controller and model Q172H and Q173H Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. www.meau.com
SNAP Motion Control Subsystem Opto 22 www.opto22.com
**Ethernet Powerlink MotionBus controller and drives Parker Hannifin www.parkermotion.com
Prodigy Motion Cards PMD Performance Motion Devices www.pmdcorp.com
* CompactLogix L45 Rockwell Automation www.rockwellautomation.com
Square D brand S-Flex Enclosed Drive Controller Schneider Electric www.us.telemecanique.com
Drives
SMVector NEMA 4X AC Technology Corporation actechdrives.com
Drum Digital Servo Drive Elmo Motion Control www.elmomc.com
Epsilon EP Emerson Control Techniques www.emersonct.com
AC890PX Parker SSD Drives www.ssddrives.com
* Allen-Bradley PowerFlex DC drives Rockwell Automation www.rockwellautomation.com
SINAMICS S120 AC Drive Siemens www.automation.siemens.com
**V1000 AC MicroDrive Yaskawa Electric America Inc. www.yaskawa.com

I/O Products
**DeviceNet I/O Balluff www.balluff.com
BK9103 PROFINET Bus Coupler Beckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
EL67xx EtherCAT master and slave terminals Beckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
IL230x-B905 EtherNet/IP Fieldbus Box Beckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
TwinSafe Safety System Beckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
*Bluetooth I/O Module connectBlue www.connectblue.se
SQIO SynqNet I/O Module Danaher Motion www.danahermotion.com
BradControl IP67 I/O modules for Ethernet/TCDEM Molex Inc. www.woodhead.com
Ultra-Lock Field Attachable Connectors Molex, Automation and Electrical Products Division www.woodhead.com
DataCELL FIELD FOUNDATION fieldbus cable Northwire Inc. www.northwire.com
SNAP-AIMA-8 Opto 22 www.opto22.com
SNAP-PAC-SB1 Opto 22 www.opto22.com
CT-1000 Semiautomatic Ferrule Crimping Tool Panduit Corp. www.panduit.hu
FieldConnex Ethernet Isolators Pepperl+Fuchs www.pepperl-fuchs.com
Modular Fieldbus Segment Protectors Phoenix Contact www.phoenixcon.com
JUMPFLEX – Series 857 WAGO Corporation www.wago.us
Network Software & Diagnostics
TwinCAT EtherNet/IP Slave Beckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
Master Simulators for Profibus, DeviceNet Bihl+Wiedemann www.bihl-wiedemann.com
FTS4Control Communications Analyzer – P/N FTS4Control Frontline Test Equipment www.fte.com
DataWorX V9 ICONICS www.iconics.com
Industrial Defender Technology Suite Version 3.0 Industrial Defender Inc. www.industrialdefender.com
OPCFailover Jemmac Software Ltd. www.jemmac.com
**Industrial SNMP Kepware Technologies www.kepware.com
*KepServerEX Kepware Technologies www.kepware.com
Lantronix IntelliBox-I/O 2100; IBIO21002-01 Lantronix www.lantronix.com
BradCommunications Remote DeviceNet Scanner SST-EDN-1 Molex Inc. www.woodhead.com
OnCellG2150I MOXA Technologies www.moxa.com
9211-ET Tofino Security Solution – MTL Inc. Byres Security www.mtl-inst.com
Switches, Routers & Gateways
**EKI-2735 Advantech www.eautomationpro.com
EKI-7659C Managed Industrial Ethernet Switch Advantech www.eautomationpro.com
Magnum DX900 Industrial Router GarrettCom Inc. www.garrettcom.com
EDS-P308 MOXA Technologies www.moxa.com
MGate 3000 Series MOXA Technologies www.moxa.com
* 7000 Series Gigabit capable industrial Ethernet switches N-Tron www.n-tron.com
cATM Control Appliance Transaction Modules Online Development www.oldi.com
ICM8 communications gateway Red Lion www.redlion.net
NL5000 RF Neulink www.rfneulink.com
Wireless Solutions
The Ion System 1.0 Apprion www.apprion.com
* FlexPower wireless nodes Banner Engineering www.bannerengineering.com
SureCross Wireless Network (DX80 Gateway and Node) Banner Engineering www.bannerengineering.com
ConnectPort X8 Digi International www.digi.com
W-HART GATEWAY ELPRO Technologies www.elprotech.com
**OneWireless Honeywell Process Solutions hpsweb.honeywell.com
Honeywell Instant Location System Honeywell Process Solutions hpsweb.honeywell.com
Viator HART-Enabled Bluetooth PC modem MacTek Corp. www.mactekcorp.com
MVI56-WA-EIP ProSoft Technology www.prosoft-technology.com
RSSI-1000 RadioMobile www.radiomobile.com
BL ident modular in-line RFID Turck www.turck-usa.com

Controllers
EMC 40 series controller Athena Controls www.athenacontrols.com
Durus Controller GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
QS Safety PLC Mitsubishi Electric Automation www.meau.com
SNAP-PAC-EB1 Opto 22 www.opto22.com
SNAP-PAC-S2 Opto 22 www.opto22.com
* Modicon M340 PAC Schneider Electric www.us.telemecanique.com
**SIMOTION D410 Siemens Energy & Automaton www.automation.siemens.com
Discrete Sensors & Readers
Checker 200 Series Cognex Corp. www.cognex.com
DataMan 100 ID Readers Cognex Corp. www.cognex.com
VA31 DALSA IPD www.goipd.com
SCM5B48 Accelerometer Input Module Dataforth Corporation www.dataforth.com
* AccuProx Analog Inductive Sensor Eaton Corporation www.eaton.com
CSI 9420 Wireless Machinery Health Transmitter Emerson Process Management www.emersonprocess.com
Redundant G-Series Temposonics Sensor MTS Sensors www.mtssensors.com
MiniSafe MS4800 Series Safety Light Curtains Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. www.sti.com
ML17 Series Tru-VueBackground Suppression Sensors Pepperl+Fuchs www.us.pepperl-fuchs.com
**S300 Safety Laser Scanner SICK www.sickusa.com
Embedded Products
**F18 64-bit Core2Duo 3U CPCI Single Board Computer MEN Micro Inc. www.menmicro.com
*ThinkCore W345 MOXA Technologies www.moxa.com
Tridium Vykon JACE-600 embedded controller/server platform Tridium Inc. www. vykon.com

Components & Connectors
* Fluke 771 Milliamp Process Clamp Meter Fluke Corporation www.us.fluke.com
**BLUEMARK X1 Phoenix Contact www.phoenixcontact.com
FieldPower PowerBox Weidmuller www.weidmuller.com
Instrumentation & Analysis
MB3000 FTIR Laboratory Analyzer ABB Analytical www.abb.com
* SM500F ABB Instrumentation www.abb.com
4401OXY Barben Analyzer Technology LLC www.bat4ph.com
TEMPpoint Data Translation www.datatranslation.com
TFZ FOUNDATION Fieldbus Temperature Transmitter Moore IndustriesInternational Inc. www.miinet.com
BioTector Organic Analyzer Ohmart/VEGA Corporation www.ohmartvega.com
X-STREAM Oxygen Transmitter Rosemount Analytical www.emersonprocess.com
**FieldMate Versatile Device Management Wizard Yokogawa Corporation www.yokogawa.com
Process Sensors
Fixed Thermal Imaging (FTi) system Ametek Land Inc. www.landinstruments.com
Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6000 Firmware 7 Emerson Process www.emersonprocess.com
PIM Series Pump Diagnostic Pressure Sensor (PIM093 and PIM094) ifm efector inc. www.ifm-electronic.com
**Foxboro FT10 Electrodeless Conductivity Sensor Invensys Process Systems www.foxboro.com
SVI II ESD valve positioner/safety system Masoneilan-Dresser www.masoneilan.com
WEB-TEMP – Web-enabled temperature measurement module Measurement Computing Corporation www.measurementcomputing.com
* UWTC Thermocouple-to-Wireless Connector Omega Engineering Inc. www.omega.com

Advanced Control
**LOOP-PRO Product Suite Control Station Inc. www.controlstation.com
MiMiC Simulation Software – v3 Mynah www.mynah.com
* RSLogix 5000 Fuzzy Designer Rockwell Automation www.rockwellautomation.com
Process & Batch Control
**Fisher LCP100 Emerson Process Management www.emersonprocess.com
Proficy Process Systems GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
* Simatic PCS 7 Box 416 Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. www.sea.siemens.com
EZ-ZONE PM Watlow www.watlow.com
CAMS (Consolidated Alarm Management Software) Yokogawa Corporation of America www.yokogawa.com
PumpSmart PS200 v5 ITT Monitoring & Control www.ittmc.com
WeatherBug for Automation Kepware Technologies www.kepware.com
AMO-RT V6 PAS www.pas.com

ABB p. E10
Baldor Electric p. E7
Banner Engineering p. E8
connectBlue p. E8
Eaton Corporation p. E9
Fluke Corporation p. E9
Invensys p. E6
Kepware p. E8
Maple Systems p. E6
MOXA Technologies p. E9
N-Tron p. E8
National Instruments p. E4
Omega Engineering p. E10
Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley p. E4, E7, E10
Schneider Electric p. E9
Siemens p. E10
Stealth Computer Corp. p. E6
SolidWorks Corporation p. E4